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Nineteen U.S. Capitol Police officers were assaulted in 2009. Of these officers, 9 sustained injuries.
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All of the officers were assigned to arrest or summons duty at the time they were attacked.
- 3 of the 19 officers were assaulted with vehicles.
- 2 were assaulted with blunt instruments.
- 1 was assaulted with a firearm.
- 13 officers were assaulted with other types of dangerous weapons.
Fifteen suspects were identified in the assaults on U.S. Capitol Police officers. At the time of this report:
- 14 suspects were found guilty.
- 1 suspect is now deceased.
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